Author: Security

Retail Store Closing Means DEALS!

CU1.COM will be closing its physical retail operations in Traverse City after 12 years to concentrate on providing the highest level of service to it’s wholesale customers and contractors. We will continue to offer the highest quality products and security…

Break Out The Titanium Card.

Some folks just want to have the best. So lets take the limits off for a minute and say “if money was no object, what would we recommend for a 32 camera system?” First, it would have to be composed…

PTZ Sets Bar To New Heights

IP PTZs, have been somewhat limited to 2MP for some time. Manufacturers developed 20X and 30X, and even a few 36x models, but the ceiling has been pretty solid for some time. Yest here are outliers, but the fact remains…

CCTV Opportunities And Savings

Technology is one of those things that becomes more affordable as it improves. Most folks might recognize that a loaf of bread has gone up in price, yet 40″ sized monitors have become dramatically cheaper.   Innovation, and the constant pressure…

Digital Video Recording Possibilities

Never has there been a better time to make a boat anchor out of your old analog VCR equipment. The high resolution capabilities of digital video recorders of today allows for faster retrieval and more accurate video of events. Storage…

SecurityMan Air-Alarm for DIY Security

Air-Alarm is a state-of-the-art wireless alarm system kit for homes and businesses. Especially during these dire economic times, the need to have control and security becomes a foremost priority. It is also common knowledge that many homes and small businesses…

Networking with your DVR

After several years of tech support calls and countless hours of repeating some of the most basic instructions on how to connect your security DVR to the net, I felt it was time to produce a guide that will help…

C or CS Mount Lenses

On your typical “body” or “box” style security camera, the lens mounting appears to be identical to any other camera of the same type.  On more than one occasion, I have had to help someone trouble shoot the inability to…

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned No longer are companies looking at video surveillance and monitoring as an expensive, non-revenue producing venture. As electronics become more miniaturized and affordable, businesses are taking advantage to help further reduce costly losses…

A Few Lines Missing

Cheap is good right? Well, when it comes to CCTV cameras and security related products, it can be.  But generally, buyer beware when looking at the specs offered by companies that seem to be offering “high resolution” at a low…